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Performance Clutch?

if you know of a good after market performance clutch for rangers let me know. i need a new one....going for a Luk if i cant find a better one to get....
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Luk is a great clutch. Thats what I have.

Talk to Shane, he knows alot about them.
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CenterForce makes a good one too.
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I have a spec stage 2 and love it
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zoom also makes one i wanted one bad when i got my truck but the jack *** didnt get the right one
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I effin' LOVE my Spec brand Stage 2 clutch! grabby bastard...but it also lets you slip just the right about for wheelin'...something the centerforce has issues with.
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hmm would a spec stage 3 - 5 be a big deal on a ranger?
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umm.....yes.
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umm.....yes.
is it in any way needed or necessary?

sorry i dont know much about clutches and stages.
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hmm would a spec stage 3 - 5 be a big deal on a ranger?

uh....what?
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uh....what?
Spec makes a stage 1 , 2, 2+, 3, 3+, 4, 5
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stages 3-5 are a pain to drive. I had a rx7 turbo II with a stage 3 spec in it. Had to just about stand on it with both feet. Sitting in traffic sucked, almost no slip, very picky clutches meant for race applications mainly.
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so what the price difference between a spec clutch and a Luk clutch
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we rangers with manuals already have a weak transmission and weak slave cylinders....w/o better components, a 3, 4, 5, whatever stage clutch would be way too grabby for good street use or even severely wearing out parts.
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so what the price difference between a spec clutch and a Luk clutch
$200 for a Luk.
$350 for a Spec Stage 2.
$350-400 for a Centerforce Dual Friction.
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so what would you recommend for me Fx4wannabe01? mainly street use, some 4x4, and i kinda want a little more grabby clutch then the stock one.....
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so what the price difference between a spec clutch and a Luk clutch
i found LUK with slave and stuff for around 269 and the SPEC is :


Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 2+ Stage 3 Stage 3+ Stage 4 Stage 5 None
Product Number: SF671 SF672 SF673H SF673 SF673F SF674 SF675
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Pricing: $359.00 $429.00 $479.00 $429.00 $579.00 $439.00 $539.00
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I love my spec because of the grabbyness it has...and it's ability to slip when i need it to. Plus...fast shifts, the clutch just sticks like glue when dumping the clutch and accelerating. i effin love it. spec2 ftw!

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anyone else here go with Spec over Luk? worth it?
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looks alot like mine
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what stage?
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I love it and its worth it
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ok ok. do you think any tanny shop would order it or do you think i have to, then bring it to them....?
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i don;t know how to do it myself... nor does any of my friends or family..
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I love my spec because of the grabbyness it has...and it's ability to slip when i need it to. Plus...fast shifts]
so the spec is a real ... 'clutch' ... performer?

I know, I know, terrible right.
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